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The Wingspan

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Taylor Swift making history at the Grammys

Ana Clara Lima E Silva and Emma Liu February 27, 2024

From winning 14 Grammys, Person of the Year, Billboard Top Female Artist and the title of Spotify’s #1 artist, pop sensation Taylor Swift has consistently been recognized worldwide for her music and...

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Devastating effects of poor mental health on teens: Experts give advice on how to cope

Edwin Wu February 16, 2024

Across the country, high schools in the United States have faced an increase in rates of depression. According to recent data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than...

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It’s time for a vacation! Somewhere “No Place Like Home” (Album review)

Hannah Kim February 12, 2024

A new year, a new album from the indie-rock band, Vacations. Titled “No Place Like Home,” the album delivered the sentimental feels of summer-esque indie pop on Jan. 12, 2024. In this album, the songs...

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Sonic Symphony Washington DC review: The Knight of the Wind

Joey Crossney February 12, 2024

On Jan. 20, 2024 one of the greatest nights for Sonic fans happened in Washington DC: the Sonic Symphony World Tour. The night was filled with several funny moments, universal crowd cheer and most importantly,...

The wrestling team huddles before a dual meet against Howard on January 25.

All eyes on Centennial wrestling

Abby Conrad February 6, 2024

Thursday nights at the Centennial High School gym are usually nothing out of the ordinary, with the fluorescent lights gleaming against the wooden floor as the air conditioner lazily hums; the room is...

“The Color Red”; The embarrassing Golden Globes monologue of Jo Koy

Rachel Middleton February 2, 2024

The 2024 Golden Globes were attended by numerous A-list actors, with winners like Emma Stone for Best Female Performance in a Comedy and Cillian Murphy for Best Male Performance in a Drama, as well as...

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“The Boy and the Heron”: A Delightful Confusion (Movie Analysis)

Hannah Kim January 29, 2024

Excited fans across the world have sorely missed the works of Hayao Miyazaki since his latest film, “The Wind Rises.” Other movies by him such as “Spirited Away” and “Howl’s Moving Castle”...

Photography by John Kuta

Centennial Theater Department’s Lost Girl; “It was magical…”

Tavroop Kaur November 29, 2023

The adventures of Peter Pan, the Lost Boys and Wendy Darling have captivated children and adults alike since “The Little White Bird '’ by Scottish novelist, J.M Barie, in 1902. Quickly becoming an...

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder review: Absolutely wonderful

Joey Crossney November 16, 2023

October 20, 2023 marked a very special day for Mario fans around the globe. It was the release date of Super Mario Bros. Wonder, the first traditional 2D Mario game in over ten years. Fans have been happy...

Poet Hayes Davis shares writing, encouragement with Centennial students

Poet Hayes Davis shares writing, encouragement with Centennial students

Abby Conrad November 15, 2023

On Friday, November 10, poet Hayes Davis visited Centennial to speak to students about his experience with poetry and the writing and revising process. In 2016, Davis published Let Our Eyes Linger, his...

Behind the scenes of homecoming week

Teju Reddi November 15, 2023

Tuesday, October 9 marked the beginning of Centennial’s annual Homecoming week. The week was full of festivities, with Eagle spirit running high through the student body. Behind these elaborate events...

Photography by Hannah Kim and Yeseo Lim

“Feed Your Muse” at Centennial High School

Hannah Kim and Yeseo Lim November 15, 2023

In 2009, the National Council of Teachers of English established National Writing Day as a day to encourage people of all ages and abilities to take part in the joy of writing. At Centennial High School,...

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